six girls and forty-two boys.
He published a Modern School Geography, with atlas; Woodbridge & Willard's Geography, Physical and Political, for the Use of Higher Classes, and edited the Annals of Education.
Dr. Luther Stearns, father of George L. Stearns, opened a school in 791 that became the leading Academy of the United States, to quote the opinion of the time.
Susannah Rowson, famous as the author of Charlotte Temple, Lucy Temple, and Sarah, moved her large school to Medford in 1800, and Ideal in Literature, and in 1897 Modern English Prose Writers.
He also wrote Four Great Venetians and the Midsummer of Italian Art; a Life of Otto von Bismarck; Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne; the Life and Public Services of George Luther Stearns, his distinguished father; and True Republicanism.
Miss Annie H. Ryder, who has conducted a private school in Medford for a dozen years, is the author of two inspiring books of essays, Hold Up Your Heads, Girls, and Go Right On, Girls,
. William Smith stood on land shown as that of Thomas Graves.
Another way, two rods in width, was laid out from the highway now known as Warner street in the City of Somerville and Harvard street in the City of Medford.
The easterly line of this way was the westerly boundary of Governor Winthrop's Ten Hills farm, and is in part the boundary line between the Cities of Medford and Somerville.
This way extended to Peter Foule's lot, it being the lot now owned by the heirs of the late George L. Stearns and upon which their mansion house is situated.
The spring on said heirs' land, over which the brick tower stands, is on land formerly belonging to the Ten Hills farm.
There was a way two rods in width called in the early days the way to the ford, and in later times Fishhouse lane, which extended from the highway (Main street) to land of Christopher Goodwin, the northerly line of whose land was in part bounded by this way. The southerly end of the ancient ford or landing place was